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October’s 1980s Jukebox: Chart Toppers

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This month’s SUPER READER Award goes to KnightOfHvn! Congratulations, you should receive your $10 Amazon gift card via email this weekend. If you don’t, please leave us a comment.

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Now, here are the songs that inspired October’s stories… All of them!


√ Emily Grant’s Higher:  “Dreams” by Van Halen (KnightOfHvn)
√ Rosemary E. Johnson’s Mustache Safari: “Africa” by Toto (Florid Sword)
√ R.F. Gammon’s Green Eyes: “Total Eclipse of the Heart” by Bonnie Tyler (inthedepthsofdreams)
√ Rachael Koppendrayer’s  Just Believe: “Don’t Stop Believin'” by Journey (KnightOfHvn)

Josiah Dyck’s From the Mind of the Dead: “Always Something There to Remind Me” by Naked Eyes
Andrew Swearingen’s Last Dance: “The Dance” by Garth Brooks
√ Susan Lyttek’s Loving Babe: “Every Breath You Take” by the Police (Jillian Ponchot)
Justin Mynheir ‘s Rave: “Dancing In The Dark” by Bruce Springsteen
Jonathan King’s Snowfall: “Snowblind” by Styx
√ J.L. Ender’s The Drop: “Free Fallin'” by Tom Petty (KnightOfHvn)

√ Nicki Chapelway’s Crown of Daisies: “(I Just) Died in Your Arms” by Cutting Crew (Dalia Grigorescu)
Nathan Conlon’s Fail-safe:  “Metal Gods” by Judas Priest
√ Justin Mynheir ‘s Dave And The City Of Radishes: “Holding Out For A Hero” by Bonnie Tyler (Ljskelton)
Keith A. Robinson’s Prison Break: “The Final Countdown” by Europe
√ Susan Gibbons’s Charlene: “I Can’t Drive 55” by Sammy Hagar (KnightOfHvn)
Ronnell Kay Gibson’s  Just A Case of Distorted Reality: “Never Ending Story” by Limahl

√ Susan Lyttek’s Samara Spade and the Case of the Romantic Arsonist: “In Your Eyes” by Peter Gabriel (Ljskelton)
Jessi L. Roberts’s Battle Scars: “When Children Cry” by White Lion
√ Katie Robles’s Dinner for Two: “Every Breath You Take” by the Police (Jillian Ponchot)
√ Amber Woods’s On the Back Alley Wall: “Another Brick in the Wall (Part 2)” by Pink Floyd (KatieR)
Ayame Whitfield’s Reign’s End: “King of Pain” by The Police
√ Lisa Godfrees’s Flynn Flybear to the Rescue: “Jump” by Van Halen (AMediting)

√ Dalia Grigorescu’s The Bearfoot Boys: “The Boys of Summer” by Don Henley (KnightOfHvn)
Renae Brumbaugh Green’s Split: “The Raider’s March” by John Williams
Nathan Veyon’s The Heart of a King: “Last Christmas” by Wham!
√ Susan Lyttek’s Perfect Storm: “In the Air Tonight” by Phil Collins (SC Steamer)


October’s Chart Toppers

  1. From the Mind of the Dead by Josiah Dyck (Mystery Monday)
  2. Dinner for Two by Katie Robles (Wacky Wednesday)
  3. Green Eyes by R. F. Gammon (Thriller Thursday)
  4. Last Dance by Andrew Swearingen (Techno Tuesday)
  5. Mustache Safari by Rosemary E. Johnson (Wacky Wednesday)
  6. Snowfall by Jonathan King (Fantasy Friday)

And keeping the Pop Chart popping, here are the highest ranked Season Two stories to date:

  1. Stealer of Secrets by Cassandra Hamm
  2. Identity by Abigail Falanga
  3. Weaver of Dreams by Jebraun Clifford
  4. Radio Stars by Teisha J. Priest
  5. The Devil Tries Again by R. F. Grammon
  6. Haunt by R.F. Gammon
  7. Slippers by Abigail Falanga
  8. Salty by Michael Dolan
  9. Mothership by L.N. Weldon

Congratulations, authors! We’ve got our eyes on you. Let’s see if you stay a popular request on Havok’s jukebox!


READERS: There’s still plenty of time for you to comment on and vote for your favorite tunes from Season Two. Voting goes through mid January for our Readers’ Choice Award. Your favorite story not only gains a place in our Season Two Anthology but also receives a $50 Amazon gift card. Keep reading, voting, and wreaking Havok!

Thanks for playing Season Two: Stories That Sing!From our jukebox to yours…

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